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2361 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401-4608
+1 641-423-6014
10:30 - 22:00
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I never miss the chance to eat here when I make it home. The food always hot the customer service is great!! Place is clean. When I think of Mason City I think of Taco Tico . Can never get enough!! The place is always packed but the wait is minimum if any!! Keep up the good work

Thank lafawnkibble
Level Contributor
80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I had been to the one in Fort Dodge, Iowa numerous times, but did not realize there was one here. I was in town and drove by and began to crave their burritos. So for lunch I came in and was not disappointed.

1 Thank CycloneIowa
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Taco Tico, an independent, long standing fast food Mexican restaurant in town, you never have to wait to long to order or to receive your food, love the little condiment bar to dress up any of the menu items. We have been customers for years and have never been disappointed.

1 Thank Cris B
Leland, Iowa
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193 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

OK, so it's not authentic Mexican. But Taco Tico is simply the best American-Mexican food we've eaten anywhere in the US. Prices are crazy low and in the dozens of times we've eaten here, we've never once had a bad meal. Especially if you're a family on a budget, it doesn't get any better than Taco Tico.

1 Thank Anthony R
Mason City, Iowa
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Taco Tico is my comfort food. The food is great and it is always fresh. My personal favorite is getting the Crustos to go with the meal. I am not a big dessert fan but these are the best!!

Thank IABeerguy
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

When I come to M.C. I want something fast and something delicious so I always stop at TACO TICO! The food is VERY reasonably priced and very fresh. The service is ultra-fast! My favorite is the Deluxe Tostada... it has everything that I love and is just right.

Thank bettyd695
Level Contributor
34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I'm not kidding you when I say this is my favorite restaurant. My Dad brought me here for a special treat with my sister when I was a kid so I suspect there is some nostalgia that contributes to the flavor. I grew up with this place and had to move around a lot for schooling in my 20's and... More 

Thank Terry R
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128 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Been about 5 years since I ate there, creepy, unfriendly help, dirty tables, lack of customers and other problems gave a very poor impression of the place and never considered going back. For some reason my daughter really wanted to go there and it was her choice so we went. What a difference!! Except for the layout of the building... More 

Thank k-and-3j
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

The food is really good and simple. Their prices are great and the service was good as well. I had the Burrito platter and for under $5 it was a lot of food. I will go back.

Thank Michael G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We visit this establishment on weekly basis and the service and food is always up to par. The staff is consistent

Thank Dan G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2361 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401-4608
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-423-6014

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?